Introduction

standard motors 1936Did you work at the Standard or Triumph – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Northey Road, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Standard Triumph? If so, we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE. You may notice adverts on the site. You can help this site by clicking on them which supports the archive. Thank you.

List of Names (Surnames First)

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Canley Halt was opened for passengers on 30th September 1940, primarily to serve the nearby Standard Motor Company's Works. The
Period article from the in-house BL/Triumph newsletter dated 1979.  
Certificates were presented to Triumph employees who had successfully passed the first combined British Leyland Rover/ Triumph and Jaguar Certificate In
Motoring Scholarship for Apprentice. A yearly driving scholarship is being awarded to the Standard-Triumph apprentice judged to be the best
Dick Welham retired recently after more than 50 years at the Triumph service depot at Western Avenue, London. At the depot

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The archive has now over 3,500 name entries and with 781 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits.  May 2019 we reached 500,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Canley Halt - Canley Halt was opened for passengers on 30th September 1940, primarily to serve the nearby Standard Motor Company’s Works. The crossing had previously been known as Canley Gates from its inception when the London & Birmingham Railway first provided a gate keeper’s house in 1838 to man the gates.
  • Blood Donors - Period article from the in-house BL/Triumph newsletter dated 1979.
  • Rover Training Department - Certificates were presented to Triumph employees who had successfully passed the first combined British Leyland Rover/ Triumph and Jaguar Certificate In Storekeeping and Stock Control.
  • Malcolm Warren – Planning Draughtsman - Motoring Scholarship for Apprentice.
  • Dick Welham – Western Avenue - Dick Welham retired recently after more than 50 years at the Triumph service depot at Western Avenue, London.
  • Leyland Takeover – 1961 - The Leyland Takeover, 1961.
  • Gwen Cadman – Wages Department - Mrs. Gwen Cadman, a computer operator at Fletch North.
  • Kathleen Wapples - Miss Kathleen Wapples had been secretary to Mr. Bert Twigger, Chief Inspector, Machine Shops, for two years when she received a wedding gift of a cheque and a book of remembrance.
  • Shop Floor - Another fantastic period photo.
  • Delivery Fire - Put that out!

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